ERIC Number: ED389984
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Preventing Juvenile Offending in South Africa: Workshop Proceedings.
Glanz, Lorraine, Ed.
An extensive research project to develop a national strategy to prevent juvenile offending was undertaken in South Africa. The following proceedings of a workshop, which involved representatives of relevant organizations, are reported in this book: "Setting Goals" (Lorraine Glanz); "The Prevention of Juvenile Offending: Problems and Solutions" (Seef Wolmarans and Retief Jacobsz); "Causes: Some Explanations for Juvenile Offending" (Willem Schurink); "Primary Prevention and the Family: Empowering Parents" (Helen Starke); "Primary Prevention and the School" (Fanyana Mazibuko); "Primary Prevention and the Community" (Isaac Meletse); "Support Networks: Forming Attachments between Family, School and Community" (Evanthe Schurink); "Identifying and Responding Appropriately to Young People at Risk" (Alan Jackson); "The Role of the Police within Current Policy" (Gert Petzer); "Innovative Police Strategies To Deal with Young People in Trouble" (Fiona McClaghlan); "Processing Juveniles through the Court System" (Rachel Sempe); "How the Courts Should Work" (Shireen Said and Jenni Eksteen); "Correctional Programmes for Juvenile Offenders" (Henk Greeff); "Diversion from the Criminal Justice System and Appropriate Sentencing for the Youth" (Rosemary Shapiro); "The Role of Residential Facilities in Juvenile Corrections" (Solomon Ndlovu); "Developing a Comprehensive Juvenile Justice System in South Africa" (Ann Skelton). The proposed national prevention strategy and findings of discussion groups are also provided. (JBJ)
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Correctional Rehabilitation, Crime, Crime Prevention, Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students, Juvenile Courts, Juvenile Justice, Parent Participation, Prevention, Social Problems, Social Support Groups, Strategic Planning, Workshops, Youth Problems
HRSC Publishers, HSRC, Private Bag X41, 0001 Pretoria, South Africa.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Identifiers: South Africa
Note: Proceedings of a workshop, Preventing Juvenile Delinquency: Proposed National Strategy, Human Sciences Research Council (Pretoria, South Africa, February 10-11, 1994).